NRO News

ASO Call for Nominations to 2018 ICANN NomCom

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to invite nominations for candidates from the Internet Number community to run for an open seat on the ICANN NomCom 2018 as delegate of the ASO. The term for the elected delegate will be one year starting in ICANN 60 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates October 28th 2017. Travel… Read More

Regional Internet Registries are preparing to deploy “All Resources” RPKI Service

By 30 September 2017, each RIR will have moved from an RPKI Trust Anchor that reflects their current holdings to one that reflects all holdings (0/0), as further detailed in the “All Resources Applicability Statement” dated 21 January 2017: https://www.ietf.org/archive/id/draft-rir-rpki-allres-ta-app-statement-01.txt “This document provides an applicability statement for the use of multiple, over-claiming ‘all resources’ (0/0) RPKI certificate authorities (CA) certificates… Read More

Call for Comments for the ASO Review Draft Final Report

A public call for comment is open now on the Draft Final Report of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) independent review by ITEMS International. As described in the original call for proposals, the objective of the review is to determine whether the ASO has a continuing purpose in the ICANN structure, and if so, whether any change in the… Read More

Happy 5th World IPv6 Launch Anniversary

The Number Resource Organization (NRO) would like to wish the global Internet community a very happy 5th World IPv6 Launch Anniversary on the behalf of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs). We hope you enjoy our short video recounting IPv6 deployment progress around the world, and invite you to join us in the continuing efforts to make IPv6 the new… Read More

Statement of the NRO EC and ASO AC regarding the 2017 ASO Review

Statement of the Number Resource Organization Executive Council (NRO EC) and Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) regarding the 2017 ASO Review 25 May 2017 The Address Supporting Organisation (ASO) is an entity established in 2004 by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) among the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Number Resource Organization (NRO). The… Read More

Independent Review of ASO Granted to ITEMS International

The Number Resource Organization Executive Council (NRO EC), in communication with the ICANN Organizational Effectiveness Committee (OEC), has granted the independent review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) to ITEMS International  after a detailed review of all the applications received. As described in the original call for proposals, the objective of the review is to determine whether the ASO has… Read More

ASO AC / NRO NC Elects New Chair

Filiz Yilmaz, RIPE NCC community representative, has been elected by the ASO Address Council (AC) members as the new ASO AC/NRO NC Chair for 2017.  Filiz Yilmaz’s appointment was confirmed during the ASO AC teleconference, 11 January 2017. ASO AC Chair elections are held annually in January, and the term is one year. The ASO AC also accepted the appointment… Read More

NRO at IGF 2016 in Guadalajara, Mexico

The IGF held its 11th annual meeting on the theme, “Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth”, in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 6 to 9 December 2016. The 2016 IGF focused on a range of sub-themes, including Access & Diversity, Critical Internet Resources, Gender and Youth Issues, Cybersecurity, Human Rights Online, Multistakeholder Cooperation, and Sustainable Development. The IGF provided a platform for engaged and informed discussions about,… Read More

Request for Proposals for Consulting Services: Independent Review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization

Independent review of the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Deadline for applications: 31 December 2016 Deadline announcement of the selected bid: 31 January 2017 Instructions to Bidders 1. Introduction 1. The Number Resource Organization (NRO) is the organization comprised of the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) which act collectively on matters relating to the interests of the RIRs and the Internet… Read More

IANA Numbering Services Review Committee Composition

On 15 January, 2015, the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team submitted the Internet Number Community Proposal to the request for proposals issued by the IANA Stewardship Coordination Group (ICG). One of the key elements of the Internet Number Community Proposal, described in section III.A.4, is the establishment of a Review Committee to ensure that the IANA Numbering Services… Read More